Manager - DataCenter

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1885
Date Posted:Feb 8, 2021
Reference:MTNA HR 20 Feb2021
Closing Date:Feb 23, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Computer Science
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 - 7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About MTN Afghanistan:


MTN Afghanistan is the subsidiary company of MTN Group operating in 22 countries with a subscriber base of over 200 Millions. MTN provides GSM services in Afghanistan. We are looking for qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant position(s).

Job Summary:

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job :

The mission is to manage the LAN team and ensure a stable network infrastructure across all MTNA Corporate

offices and MTNA data center

Manage the systems infrastructure of MTNA; host and provide support to applications for various operating

systems, and manage company firewalls in order to secure the infrastructure from vulnerabilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Tasks:

Develop stable infrastructure platform.

Ensure high availability of infrastructure by establishing redundancy/back-ups.

Develop and Implement the following IS data center processes:

o Business continuity

- Disaster recovery plans

- Systems management

- Capacity management

o Ensure a stable operating environment.

- Physical (power and air conditioning)

- Networks

- Operating systems and databases

Prepare information systems technical business cases by forecasting the future requirements in terms of

security, data centers, etc.

Develop strategies to ensure technical direction of Data Center to gain and support competitive advantage for

MTN through the Data Center infrastructure.

Monitor and adopt best practices and new technologies; ensure alignment with Information Systems data

center strategy

Develop and maintain information systems technical support infrastructure for the business.

Provide the internet capacity to 3G network all over Afghanistan

Ensure continuous, timely, and secure Remote Connectivity (VPN) with the MTNA network to the third parties /


Plan, execute and implement capacity through vendors for power equipment such as batteries, rectifiers, UPSs,


Host the applications for the Call Center by managing services such as VIPE, PIP, etc

Job Requirement:

Manage the physical security of data centers via process and procedures to meet required security standards

and policies

Set goals and objectives for direct reports

Coach and mentor direct reports to ensure staff motivation is high

Direct and monitor work of subordinates

Ensure the team is led; motivated and rewarded to achieve key performance areas

Identify staff training and development needs and implements necessary actions

Manage the performance and deliverables of direct and indirect reports to ensure that the objectives of the

department are achieved

Recruit staff for appointments

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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